Synthesis; stratigraphy and age control for IODP Sites U1394, U1395, and U1396 offshore Montserrat in the Lesser Antilles

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doi: 10.2204/iodp.proc.340.204.2016
Author(s): Coussens, M. F.; Wall-Palmer, Deborah; Talling, Peter J.; Watt, S. F. L.; Hatter, S. J.; Cassidy, M.; Clare, M.; Jutzeler, Martin; Hatfield, R.; McCanta, Molly C.; Kataoka, Kyoko S.; Endo, D.; Palmer, Martin R.; Stinton, Adam; Fujinawa, Akihiko; Boudon, Georges; Le Friant, Anne; Ishizuka, Osamu; Gernon, T.; Adachi, Tatsuya; Aljahdali, M.; Breitkreuz, Christoph; Fraass, Andrew J.; Hornbach, Matthew J.; Lebas, E.; Lafuerza, Sara; Maeno, Fukashi; Manga, Michael; Martinez-Colon, Michael; McManus, J.; Morgan, S.; Saito, T.; Slagle, Angela L.; Subramanyam, Konduri S. V.; Tamura, Yoshihiko; Trofimovs, J.; Villemant, Benoit; Wang, F.; Stroncik, N. A.
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Expedition 340 Scientists, College Station, TX
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of Southampton, School of Ocean and Earth Science, Southampton, United Kingdom
Other:
Geological Survey of Japan, Japan
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, United States
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, United States
University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Yamagata University, Japan
Florida State University, United States
Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
University of Tsukuba, Japan
University of Massachusetts, United States
Ibaraki University, Japan
Oregon State University, United States
Southern Methodist University, United States
University of Otago, New Zealand
Niigata University, Japan
University of Tokyo, Japan
University of California-Berkeley, United States
University of South Florida-St. Petersburg, United States
Tufts University, United States
University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Shinshu University, Japan
Montserrat Volcano Observatory, Montserrat
National Goephysical Research Institute, India
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Plymouth University, United Kingdom
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, China
University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France
National Geophysical Research Institute, India
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Volume Title: Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; Lesser Antilles volcanism and landslides; Expedition 340 of the riserless drilling platform, San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Curacao, Dutch Antilles; Sites U1393-U1401, 2 March-17 April 2012
Volume Author(s): Le Friant, Anne; Ishizuka, Osamu; Stroncik, Nicole A.; Slagle, Angela L.; Morgan, Sally; Adachi, Tatsuya; Aljahdali, Mohammed; Boudon, Georges; Breitkreuz, Christoph; Endo, Daisuke; Fraass, Andrew J.; Fujinawa, Akihiko; Hatfield, Robert G.; Hornbach, Matthew J.; Jutzeler, Martin; Kataoka, Kyoko S.; Lafuerza, Sara; Maeno, Fukashi; Manga, Michael; Martinez-Colon, Michael; McCanta, Molly C.; McManus, James; Palmer, Martin R.; Saito, Takeshi; Stinton, Adam; Subramanyam, Konduri S. V.; Talling, Peter J.; Tamura, Yoshihiko; Villemant, Benoit; Wall-Palmer, Deborah; Wang Fei
Source: Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; Lesser Antilles volcanism and landslides; Expedition 340 of the riserless drilling platform, San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Curacao, Dutch Antilles; Sites U1393-U1401, 2 March-17 April 2012, Anne Le Friant, Osamu Ishizuka, Nicole A. Stroncik, Angela L. Slagle, Sally Morgan, Tatsuya Adachi, Mohammed Aljahdali, Georges Boudon, Christoph Breitkreuz, Daisuke Endo, Andrew J. Fraass, Akihiko Fujinawa, Robert G. Hatfield, Matthew J. Hornbach, Martin Jutzeler, Kyoko S. Kataoka, Sara Lafuerza, Fukashi Maeno, Michael Manga, Michael Martinez-Colon, Molly C. McCanta, James McManus, Martin R. Palmer, Takeshi Saito, Adam Stinton, Konduri S. V. Subramanyam, Peter J. Talling, Yoshihiko Tamura, Benoit Villemant, Deborah Wall-Palmer and Wang Fei; Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Expedition 340 Scientists, College Station, TX. Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Vol.340, 19p. Publisher: International Ocean Discovery Program, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 1930-1014 CODEN: IDSDA6
Note: In English. Includes appendices. 50 refs.; illus., incl. 2 tables, sketch map
Summary: This data report focuses on Holes U1394B, U1395B, and U1396C located offshore Montserrat. These holes were drilled during Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 340 and contain deposits associated with the growth and decay of the volcanic island of Montserrat. Hole U1394B dates to ∼353 ka and is composed of 17 bioclastic turbidites, 24 mixed turbidites, 55 volcaniclastic turbidites, and 32 tephra fall layers within a background stratigraphy of hemipelagic marine mud. Hole U1395B dates to older than 1 Ma and contains 18 bioclastic turbidites, 27 mixed turbidites, 43 volcaniclastic turbidites, and 52 tephra fall layers. The uppermost 7 m of Hole U1396C covers ∼1 My of stratigraphy and contains 1 bioclastic turbidite, 1 mixed turbidite, 9 volcaniclastic turbidites, and 13 tephra fall layers. Tephra fall and some volcaniclastic deposits are associated with episodes of island building, whereas bioclastic turbidites, mixed turbidites, and some volcaniclastic turbidites are associated with large landslide events from Montserrat.
Year of Publication: 2016
Research Program: IODP Integrated Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 03 Geochronology; 24 Surficial Geology, Quaternary Geology; Absolute age; Algae; Antilles; Atlantic Ocean; Biostratigraphy; C-13/C-12; C-14; Carbon; Caribbean Sea; Caribbean region; Cenozoic; Chemostratigraphy; Chronostratigraphy; Cores; Correlation; Dates; Expedition 340; Foraminifera; Grain size; IODP Site U1394; IODP Site U1395; IODP Site U1396; Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; Invertebrata; Isotope ratios; Isotopes; Lead; Lesser Antilles; Lithostratigraphy; Magnetostratigraphy; Marine sediments; Mass movements; Metals; Microfossils; Montserrat Island; Nannofossils; North Atlantic; O-18/O-16; Oxygen; Pb-206/Pb-204; Pb-207/Pb-204; Pb-208/Pb-204; Plantae; Protista; Quaternary; Radioactive isotopes; Sediments; Slumping; Stable isotopes; Tephrostratigraphy; Turbidite; U/Pb; Upper Quaternary; Volcaniclastics; West Indies
Coordinates: N163826 N163826 W0620217 W0620217
N162936 N162936 W0615705 W0615705
N163028 N163029 W0622705 W0622706
Record ID: 2016016467
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